The Beat Goes On

 "The Beat Goes On" is a Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 hit song written by Sonny Bono and recorded by Sonny & Cher. It was issued as a single and appeared on their 1967 album In Case You're In Love. It entered the Billboard Hot 100 chart on January 14, 1967, peaking at #6.

The backing track for the song was recorded using the renowned group of Los Angeles session musicians who are now collectively known as "The Wrecking Crew". The arrangement is credited to Harold Battiste, but Wrecking Crew bassist Carol Kaye asserts that at the session she devised the distinctive syncopated bass line that is featured on the released recording, replacing the original walking bass line in the prepared arrangement:

"The Beat Goes On" was sung at Sonny Bono's funeral, and the phrase also appears on his tombstone.

Allmusic highlighted this song on In Case album.


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Abravanel Hall, Salt Lake City
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Abravanel Hall, Salt Lake City
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